New Google Tool Can Measure Emissions in Melbourne

The great minds at Google have created yet another experimental tool and this one is particularly cool. Environmental Insights Explorer is a web application that can provide a variety of

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Solar Boom In The Sunshine State

Following the downturn of coal seam gas projects in rural Southern Queensland, things were looking rather bleak for the energy industry but recently things have been a bit brighter, literally.

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Kalashnikov Takes On Tesla

Russian manufacturing firm Kalashnikov is famous for the AK-47 assault rifle, traditionally favoured by action movie villains but the company does actually manufacture various other things. This week the firm

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Apple Now Using 100% Clean Energy

Apple hasn’t been making much noise for its products lately but it did just announce something far more exciting (for us anyway!). The California based tech behemoth announced that it

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Hydrogen Fuel Breakthrough For The Smart State

Ammonia has always been an unsung hero of household cleaning but now a team of Scientists in Queensland are hoping it’ll play a major role in how we get around.

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Buzz Around Natural Plastic Alternative

The war on plastic is well underway and we’ve been documenting newsworthy action by corporations and government alike, but what will replace these plastics? For some items like straws there

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Disney Distances Itself From Single-use Plastics

Joining other big names in the war on single-use plastic, the house of Mickey Mouse, Disney has announced it will phase out plastic straws and drink stirrers over the next

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Visualising CO2

Carbon dioxide is all around us and constantly in flux. It’s released naturally through decomposition, ocean release, volcanos, and respiration. Obviously, human activities such as deforestation and the burning of

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App Helps Identify Origins of Pollution

Plastic rubbish and other undesirable waste wash up on beaches every minute around the world but unfortunately, it’s often impossible to tell where the waste originates and who’s responsible. Beautiful

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Scuba Diving Physicist Works With Wave-Power

Japanese quantum physicist and avid scuba diver, Tsumoru Shintake, is obsessed with the ocean and its immense power. After working on the island of Okinawa, Shintake was inspired to create

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